How to select a specific subkey for signing?

David Shaw
Mon Jun 17 14:20:07 2002

On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 01:20:26PM +0200, Mark Doll wrote:
> Since the "default-key" option just selects a whole key and not a specific 
> subkey, I currently use a different secret keyring with just the desired 
> subkey in it to "force" signing with that subkey. I wonder if there's a 
> nicer solution to this problem.

Yes.  Stick a "!" after the keyid you specify and GnuPG will use it

  gpg -u 0xDF2D08D3! --sign .....


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